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Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' started by Legendarylvl1, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Hoping to get my first bike by early 2013 :cry:

    Always so many factors stopping me from getting my bike (friends/family), Along with road statistics.

    Been on the fence for about 5 years now, and I've had numerous tip-over points - hopefully this one's genuine.:unsure:
  2. Sorry, a lot of thoughts running through my head right now :).

    Just read my first post and laughed out loud. That was horrible!:eek:
  3. buy a bike, but don't be reckless.
    ride like no one can see you, but live a little.
  4. Hope you'll tip over eventually. Come back with a pic of the bike you bought, hopefully within the next 3 - 4 months!
  5. what statistics ?
    imaginary ones ?
  6. Welcome, I kind of know that feeling, just couldn't get family to agree. They finally did, and 5 months on it's the best choice I've ever made (and wish I'd made it earlier) :)
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  7. Welcome to NR :)

    As for the whole stats thing, the most recent shows 3x more fatals in a car as opposed to bikes (4x if you include passengers...), and being a ped is as safe as being on a bike...
    Fatal crashes
    Driver 148
    Passenger 65
    Motorcyclist* 53 (*including passengers)
    Pedestrian 52
    Pedal cyclist 7

    Hope you get on the road soon - and enjoy it!! (y)
  8. Hopefully you don't tip over when you get on a bike.

    As for the things stopping you, the reality is that the ONLY thing stopping you is YOU.
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  9. Wow, don't know how that happened...